Posts tagged “China”

September 8, 2016

Premium Lock Climate exec praises Triangle for Cleantech Cluster efforts

Cooperation and collaboration between government, academics, and private industry is the "Triple Helix" of successful cleantech projects, and the Research Triangle is "good at forging partnerships," an international expert told the annual meeting of the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster on Wednesday. Nearly 11,000 jobs have been created and $1.3 billion invested in cleantech across the region since 2009. But RTCC chair notes: "We have a long way to go."

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August 22, 2016

Premium Lock Syngenta acquisition by ChemChina tops one US hurdle

Syngenta The U.S. Commitee on Foreign investment has approved the China National Chemical Corp. (ChemChina) purchase of Syngenta for $43 billion, the companies said Monday. Syngenta stock soared nearly 12 percent on the news.

July 27, 2016

Premium Lock DDoS attacks up 83 percent in Q2

Nexusguard Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks increased 83 percent to more than 182,900 attacks in the second quarter of the year, according to Nexusguard's "Q2 2016 Threat Report."

September 29, 2014

Premium Lock Ahead of release, China continues to bust smugglers of iPhone 6

Apple iPhones   Chinese officials have busted a slew of smugglers bringing Apple iPhone 6 models into the country ahead of their official release, reporting the latest seizure of 453 smartphones on Sunday in Shanghai.

August 8, 2014

Premium Lock Trial of British-US couple with Glaxo ties continues in China

China business    Peter Humphrey and Yingzeng Yu worked under contract for British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline, which is accused in a separate case of bribing Chinese doctors and hospitals to use its products. Authorities have not indicated whether these two cases are linked as the fraud trial continues in China.

May 9, 2014

Premium Lock New leadership provides growth spurt at Gentris

The management shifts at the RTP-based company over the past eight months are helping the firm grow to new levels.

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Updated February 25, 2014


In the fourth part of an exclusive series reporting the growing links between China and the Triangle, writer and entrepreneur Grace Ueng discusses best business practices with three Triangle executives who know the risks and challenges. The four gathered recently at an event put on by the North Carolina Chinese Business Association.

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Updated February 24, 2014

Premium Lock Former Gentris CEO launches new venture to link U.S., China

Rick Williams, who has held executive posts at Gentris and The Hamner Institutes for Heath Sciences, has a new China-focused venture. In an exclusive interview with WRALTechWire, Gentris talks about his plans and partners for BioGateway Partners.

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October 16, 2012

Premium Lock Dealing with asymmetry in US-China business relations

Navigating the challenges of starting a business in China is a two-way street. Chinese companies opening business here face the same struggles, according to the Harvard Club of Research Triangle.

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September 9, 2011

Premium Lock Chinese Business Association opening speaker series

NC CBA A case study of Cree Inc. business efforts in China will be the centerpiece of the presentation by Chinese marketing specialist Grace Ueng.

Tags: China, Cree
June 3, 2011

Premium Lock China takes offensive, blames US for 'Internet war'

China "Of late, an Internet tornado has swept across the world ... massively impacting and shocking the globe. Behind all this lies the shadow of America," write two Chinese military scholars.

Updated March 30, 2011

Premium Lock GSK heart drug Lovaza to face generic rival in US

GSK    The drug's manufacturer strikes a deal to allow a generic to be sold in 2015 if not earlier.

Tags: China, GSK
February 11, 2011

Premium Lock Cisco's consumer business group exec leaves

Cisco The move comes after the networking giant' reports a 15 percent drop in orders for consumer products as part of a disappointing earnings report.

Tags: China
Updated July 29, 2010

Premium Lock Investment grows in venture hubs worldwide

Global Pace of Venture Investing The global pace of venture investing is tracking much stronger in the first half after a disappointing 2009, according to data from Dow Jones VentureSource. Most regions showed improvement, but the totals are low by historical standards.

April 16, 2010

Premium Lock Wake Forest Institute links research with centers in China, Japan

Medical research The goal is to speed up translation of research into therapies that patients can access.

Updated April 14, 2010

Premium Lock Lenovo smartbook's U.S. arrival held up, report says

Lenovo's Skylight "smartbook" Industry talk says the delay means the first round of competition goes to Apple.

Updated January 26, 2010

Premium Lock Google is looking for ways to maintain some operations in China

Google's China Web site The search engine giant says it is no longer willing to acquiesce to the Chinese government's demands for censored search results, yet it still wants access to the country's engineering talent and steadily growing online advertising and mobile phone markets.

Updated January 25, 2010

Premium Lock Who hacked Google? Not us, Chinese government says

Navigating the censored Web in China. (AP) In continuing dispute between the search engine giant and the Chinese, a government spokesman calls Google’s “accusation” as being “groundless.”

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